Bob Kochan Public Relations and Advertising Collection

Accession Number: MA 02:24
MA 13:14
MA 15:08
Location:  SC Manuscript stacks, row 12
Dates:  1976-2004
Size:  2 boxes; 1 oversize folder
Creator/Collector:  Collected by Bob Kochan
Acquisition info: The first accession was on May 7, 2002.
The second accession was on October 30, 2013.
The third accession was on March 11, 2015.
Accruals:  Accruals expected
Custodial history:  The collection was assembled over time by Bob Kochan.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, January 2014, May 2015. Revised by Kristina Impastato, November 2016.
Conservation notes:  All items placed into archival boxes and acid-free folders.
Scope and Content:  Bob Kochan has been in public relations and advertising field since 1972. He began his career as an ad agency client for Six Flags where he worked from 1972 to 1987. He founded Kochan & Company in 1987 and has since been the President and Chief
Marketing Strategist.
The Bob Kochan Public Relations and Advertising Collection is a collection of public relations and advertising material pertaining to St. Louis media and its professional organizations. Some of the material in the collection includes advertising packets for radio and television stations; KSHE button; audio recordings of advertisements by St. Louis based companies and the 1995-96 Marconi Awards; I believe in St. Louis record with introduction by Sammy Davis Jr.; video recording of ad promos from Louis London Advertising; slides of St. Louis radio station photos and of the 1992 Marconi’s; and advertisements for the Advertising Club of St. Louis, the St. Louis Radio Association and Marconi Awards, Six Flags, and Alphen Brau Beer.
Arrangement: Collection organized into subseries.
Subseries 1—Radio
Subseries 2—Advertising
Within series, organization is alphabetical.
Restrictions:  Copyright. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Oversize posters are in the map drawer labelled Media Archives Posters. (Drawer #2)
Other donations from Bob Kochan are expected.

Bob Kochan Public Relations and Advertising Collection
1976 - 2004
1 oversized legal Hollinger, 1 legal Hollinger, 1 oversize folder; 1.5 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
   Subseries 1—Radio
 1/-  Advertisements by St. Louis based companies [3 audiocassettes]
 1/-  KADI. Belt buckle
 1/-  Louis London Advertising. “Your new TV campaign is on this tape” [videocassette]
 1/-  “St. Louis A o Z” February 17/18, 1976
 1/-  St. Louis radio stations [slides]
 1/2  KEZK
 1/3  KMOX
 1/5  KSHE
 1/6  KSTL (KISS-FM)
 1/7  KTRS
 1/8  KUSA
 1/9  Radio Buyers Guide, 1997
 1/10  WFUN
 1/11  WKBQ (Q106.5) / KGLD
 1/12  WKKX (Kix 106)
 1/13  WSDZ-AM (Radio Disney)
 1/14  WSSM
   Subseries 2—Advertising
 2/1  Advertising Club of St. Louis, 1993-2004
 2/2  Alpen Brau Beer
 2/3  Computraffic, 1988
 2/4  The Cable Advertising Network of Greater St. Louis
 2/5  Charter Advertising
 2/6  Marconi awards, St. Louis Radio Association, 1983-1996
 2/7  Press Club
 2/8  Six Flags, 1976, 1979
2/9 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
2/10 St. Louis Radio Association, 1985-1995
  Map drawer A-13
[oversize] Poster. KEZK, KOOL. “Some St. Louis Traditions Just Get Better With Time” 1989
[oversize]  Poster. St. Louis Radio Association, Summer Fest